: produced or done with great effort
: not having an easy or natural quality
: produced or performed with labor <labored breathing>; also : lacking ease of expression <a labored speech>
Examples of LABORED
- The patient's symptoms included a rapid pulse and labored breathing.
- The movie's dialogue seems very labored.
First Known Use of LABORED
la·bored adjective \ˈlā-bərd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: produced or performed with difficulty or strain <labored breathing>
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